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The Cultural Legacy of Critical Race Theory and the Underground Railroad

The New York Times (NYT) 2021 Civil Conversation Challenge for Teenagers included a Forum on the Fight for Racial Justice, which facilitated discussions on "the...

Not on Her Swatch: Ofunne Amaka and the Necessary Complexion Disruption

Google became Ofunne Amaka’s unwitting frenemy while purchasing makeup in-store. The search engine allowed her to crosscheck numerous swatches that matched her deep brown...

Queer-Owned LA Businesses to Shop At

Spellbound Sky Spellbound Sky is a store that features crystals and minerals, herbs, such as sage and palo santo, jewelry made by different designers,...

Graduating amidst the chaos

Graduating from college is no small feat, but graduating in 2021 is almost another thing entirely.  Students were challenged with adapting to online learning. Most...

Snapshots of Borderland Drag Queens during COVID-19

On March 24, El Paso, Texas, reached the one-year mark of its lockdown. After all Pride celebrations were canceled last year, the drag queen...

Meet Oregon’s First Korean American Winemaker

Dave and Lois Cho are partners in love, life, and wine, launching their own wine label during the COVID-19 pandemic. Cho Wines is the...

Reading Between the Lines: Queer Writings from India

My first introduction to queerness was through Abha Dawesar’s Babyji, when I must have been 13. I had picked up the book by chance...

Sad Girl Creamery Serves Ice Cream and Mental Health Awareness

Trigger Warning: This article contains mentions of mental illness. Sue Mancini has blended ice cream and mental health awareness together with Sad Girl Creamery, a...

A State-by-State Guide to Documenting Gender on Your Driver’s License

This article was first published by Bankrate.com. You can read the full story here.  According to a 2021 survey from Gallup, an estimated 11.3% of LGBT...

How to celebrate Summer 2021

Summer is fast approaching. The sun is shining and half of California adults are fully vaccinated, according to the Los Angeles Times.  California is set...

We Need To Start Talking About Diversity Among Sex Workers

Sarah has wanted to do sex work, specifically porn, for a very long time now. It is only recently, in her forties, that she...

An APIDA Watching Guide

May is Asian Pacific Islander Desi American (APIDA) Heritage Month. To celebrate, Culturas will be spotlighting the community’s culture and stories. To further explore...
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